Epidendrum cirrhochilum - Tendril-Lip Epidendrum

Epidendrum cirrhochilum

Common Name: Tendril-Lip Epidendrum

Native to: Columbia, Ecuador, Panama. Epidendrum cirrhochilum is native to wet, mountainous cloud forests between 650 and 1500 meters in elevation where it grows on trees or in the ground.

Plant Size: Large. Epidendrum cirrhochilum has leafy, reed-like stems.

Flower Size: 0.5 inches (1.5 cm)

Flower Description: The flowers of Epidendrum cirrhochilum are produced on an 8 inch (20 cm) long stem. Several flowers are in bloom at a time.

Bloom Season: Flowers any time of the year.

Growing Temperature: Warm

Additional Information: Epidendrum cirrhochilum is closely related to Epidendrum paniculatum but differs in a few ways. Grow in pots in a coarse growing media and provide warm, humid conditions with adequate air circulation. Large plants make attractive specimens. Easy to grow.

Synonyms: None.

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